Pyth·ic (pĭthʹĭk) adj.

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  • pythic — pyth·ic …   English syllables

  • pythic — ˈpithik adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin pythicus, from Greek pythikos, from Pythō + Greek ikos ic : pythian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pythian — /pith ee euhn/, adj. 1. Also, Pythic. 2. of or pertaining to Delphi, in ancient Greece. 3. of or pertaining to Apollo, with reference to his oracle at Delphi. n. 4. a Pythian priestess. [1590 1600; < L Pythi(us) ( < Gk Pýthios of Delphi and the… …   Universalium

  • pythique — [ pitik ] adj. et n. f. • 1584; lat. pythicus ♦ Hist. Pythien, relatif à Apollon pythien, vainqueur du serpent Python. Jeux pythiques, qui se célébraient tous les quatre ans à Delphes en l honneur d Apollon pythien. N. f. Les Pythiques : odes de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ANTRAIGUES, COUNT D' —    one of the firebrands of the French Revolution; rose into furor almost Pythic; highest where many were high, but veered round to royalism, which he at length intrigued on behalf of to death by the stiletto (1765 1812) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Pythian — /ˈpɪθiən/ (say pitheeuhn) adjective Also, Pythic. 1. of or relating to Delphi in ancient Greece. 2. of or relating to Apollo, with reference to his oracle at Delphi. –noun 3. a Pythian priestess. {Latin Pȳthius (Greek Pȳthios of Delphi) + an} …  

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